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Public Higher Education Bulletin

 
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bid #BAU20127

Invitation for Construction Bid: Sth Farms-Cable Rigg Camera Syst-Field Phenotyping

Award Info Published Thursday October 15, 2020
Awarded to:
Contractor: Duce Construction Company, Champaign, IL
Amount: $551,000
Division of Work: Div 01 (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 4)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Contractor: Tom Davis Electric, Urbana, IL
Amount: $78,728
Division of Work: Div 05 (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 2)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 6
Comments:
Unsuccessful, Responsive Bidders - Div 01:
AGAE, Chicago, $743,217
Grunloh Construction Company, Effingham, $690,000
Petry-Kuhne Company, Champaign, $568,700
Plocher Construction Company Inc., Highland, $588,500

Unsuccessful, Responsive Bidders - Div 05:
Remco Electrical, Champaign, $246,360
Glesco Electric, Urbana, $192,787

See attached file for complete BEP information.

The Chief Procurement Officer for this procurement is now John Donato.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now John Knittle.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
This notice has been modified
Published Friday September 11, 2020
This addendum amends the drawings and specifications of the above referenced project and is hereby incorporated into the contract documents as part thereof. Bidders must acknowledge receipt of this Addendum in the space provided on the Bid Form. FAILURE TO DO SO MAY SUBJECT BIDDER TO DISQUALIFICATION.See attached Addendum 01 for complete information.
First published Friday, August 28, 2020
Project Description
This project shall include the installation of four (4) steel towers (approximately 150 ft tall) and concrete foundations to support a conveyor system for a hyperspectral camera. The project shall include a climate-controlled enclosure/hut for the winch system located next to each tower. A small control structure shall house all controls and electrical gear. Power and data infrastructure shall be provided to each of the enclosures. A parking area for the control structure shall provide an all-weather, firm and stable surface to provide an accessible route from the parking space into the controls trailer. Temporary access route corridors will be provided for Contractor access from Race Street to the control structure and tower locations during construction activities. Upon project completion, all access roads shall be graded smooth and prepped for seeding. Seeding and turf establishment at all disturbed areas is included as a Bid Alternate. The steel towers will be furnished by Others for installation by the Contractor. The cable rigging system and hyperspectral camera shall be furnished and installed by Others. The winch housings will be furnished by Others for installation by the Contractor. The control structure, a job trailer, will be furnished by Others for installation by the Contractor. The control structure and winch houses shall be anchored to foundations constructed by the Contractor.

This Project is located at: The east side of Race Street, about 3,000 feet north of Old Church Road within the South Farms research fields of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

See attached file for complete information regarding project and pre-bid meeting.

Division 01
Sealed bids will be accepted below until 2:30 PM, Friday, September 18, 2020:
At the following address
via Electronic Bidding
n/a, na n/a
Division 05
Sealed bids will be accepted below until 2:30 PM, Wednesday, September 16, 2020:
At the following address
via Electronic Bidding
n/a, na n/a
For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:

Corey Fifield
Ph. 217-300-8465
cfifield@illinois.edu



For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Chris Rogan
Chief Procurement Officer - John Donato
State Purchasing Officer - John Knittle
All responses must include:
  • There is a 20 percent BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.
  • The contract(s) for this solicitation could exceed $50,000 annually.

This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.

The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.

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Specification Documents
  • BAU20127Ad.pdf (84 KB)
  • U20127_Addendum_01.pdf (258 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • BEP_U20127_DIV01-GeneralWork.pdf (123 KB)
  • BEP_U20127_DIV05-ElectricalWork.pdf (195 KB)
  • U20127_Agenda_Minutes.pdf (811 KB)